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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- One local organization is fighting against single use containers with the goal of a “zero waste” Humboldt County.

“It's not the new buzzword, catch phrase for recycling, it's not recycling on steroids, it's really much more comprehensive with an emphasis on upfront waste prevention, on the highest, best use of materials, discarded materials,” said Margaret Gainer,...

EUREKA- In Eureka an overnight fire in a vacant home owned by the Salvation Army may have been started by transients, according to Humboldt Bay Fire officials.

Crews responded to the call just before 2:30 am Thursday. There they found a vacant home with heavy fire and smoke. Crews were able to knock out the flames within 45 minutes. The house sustained extensive damage.

According...

EUREKA- Emergency managers from across the North Coast gathered Thursday in Eureka to learn more about the National Tsunami Warning System.

At the presentation, local emergency response organizations learned the latest about the warning system and how they should respond during a tsunami emergency. Those in attendance also had the opportunity to give feedback to the national weather...

FORTUNA- As wildfires continue to rage throughout the north coast, here at home the Humboldt-Del Norte CalFire Unit is counting on local fire agencies while their resources are helping battle those large fires.

According to the state resource agency, the unit is experiencing significant draw downs of resources due the wildfires throughout Northern California. However, officials with the...

ARCATA- The suspect in Thursday morning's shooting in Arcata has not been identified or arrested by police.

The intersection near H and 15th street was blocked off to traffic as police investigated the shooting. Witnesses said they heard gunfire around 9 a.m. and described seeing an argument between a pedestrian and someone driving a car before seeing the shooting

Multiple shots...

A stolen car was lit on fire Wednesday morning after being located by police.

According to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office, a deputy found the car near the Main Street off ramp off highway 101 in Fortuna. There, the deputy learned, that the car was stolen and had been found abandoned with out wheels at the location of the fire.

Fortuna Police reportedly notified the owner,...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Grand Jury released its final report on Wednesday.  One of the sections of the report focused on late night and early morning jail releases.  The investigation was in response to three deaths that community members attributed to late night and early morning jail releases, including the murder of Father Eric Freed in January. 

Sheriff Mike Downey says he...

EUREKA- The City of Eureka is one step closer to implementing a new ordinance designed to reduce the number of stolen and abandoned shopping carts in the city.

At Tuesday’s meeting, the council unanimously approved the first reading of the ordinance.  The ordinance would make the possession of a stolen shopping cart a misdemeanor offense.  It would also mandate that businesses create...

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